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3-Hour Wetland Canoe Trail

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX

Experience the amazing diversity in wetland vegetation and wildlife while learning about the history and basics of wetland ecology. After a safety and canoeing introduction, spend about 40 minutes on a guided trail around the Heard wetlands, followed by free paddle time to explore on your own. No experience is necessary for any of theRead More


Support Texas Runs on Water at the Austin Marathon

Downtown Austin TX

Texas Water Foundation invites you to run for Texas Water. Join our TXRunsonWater race team and help us raise money and awareness for the first-ever statewide water campaign, Texas Runs on Water. Team members have the option to: Run or walk the half-marathon, run or walk a 5k, or choose a virtual option to runRead More


Pontoon Cruises

Armand Bayou Nature Center 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena, TX

ABNC Pontoon Cruises give you unique opportunities to see bayou wildlife up close! The “Bayou Ranger II” will take you on an adventure through the heart of the nature center along the Armand and Horsepen Bayous where wildlife gathers to find food, water, and shelter. Start your Saturday morning watching wildlife seeking their breakfast atRead More


Kayak Tours

Armand Bayou Nature Center 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena, TX

Kayak tours give you an amazing chance to explore the wetlands, see our local wildlife, relax, and have fun. You’ll have a chance to see numerous birds, reptiles, and deer who are starting their day at the water's edge. Beginners and experienced kayakers are welcome. Our knowledgeable guides are ACA certified and will give aRead More


Native Trees of Texas Tour

Headwaters at the Comal 333 E Klingemann St, New Braunfels, TX

Thinking of installing a new tree in your landscape? Are you curious about what trees are appropriate to plant in our region? Enjoy a stroll around Headwaters as we look at and discuss a variety of native trees growing in our prairie and riparian ecosystems!


Trinity River Audubon Center Guided Nature Hike

Trinity River Audubon Center 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX

Hit the trails for a guided hike! Join us for a guided tour led by one of our educators on the Trinity River Audubon Center Trails! Learn about our surrounding habitat while you enjoy a hike. Open to all ages. Entry to the grounds is included in your ticket price.


Saturday SEAM Series: Fun with Physics

Headwaters at the Comal 333 E Klingemann St, New Braunfels, TX

Do try these at HOME! In this lab, we'll explore the fun we can create with physics and everyday items you can find around your home! Labs will include: Marble Roller Coasters, Bernoulli Blasters, and Balloon Helicopters. This program is aimed at students in the Kindergarten-3rd Grade range. This program will take place in ourRead More


Unplugged Adventure: Kite Flying on the Prairie

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX

Celebrate spring with us on the Katy Prairie! You can bring your own kite to enjoy the unmatched prairie breezes or get creative at our docent-led Kite Making Station! Bring a picnic to enjoy the wide open spaces. Additional activities will include: Insect and Pond Netting, Birding 101, and Prairie Bingo.


Trinity River Audubon Center Morning Bird Walk

Trinity River Audubon Center 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX

Photo Credit: S.Gast/Katy Prairie Conservancy Join Trinity River Audubon Center for a monthly bird walk and enjoy the grounds and our amazing feathered friends. Entry to the center is included in your ticket price.



Bird Walk on the Spring Creek Nature Trail

George Mitchell Nature Preserve Trailhead The Woodlands, TX

BLC would love to invite the community for a birding walk along BLC's Spring Creek Nature Trail. Bird walks/surveys are held every Monday and the first Saturday of each month from 7:30 to 10:00 AM, led by Spring Creek Greenway Ambassador and BLC Trail Steward JoJo Bradbury. Meeting at the George Mitchell Nature Preserve Trailhead,Read More


Garden Day: How does your Garden Grow?

Phil Hardberger Park 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

Join us at the historic Voelcker Homestead to take a peek at our Butterfly Learning Center and Children's Vegetable Garden, and learn about what plants to use this season and other garden tips to take home. For gardeners of all ages!


Grand Reopening of John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Join us April 2nd from 9AM to 2PM for a free day of family fun as we reopen the new Pavilion Silos at the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center! We will have speakers, activities for the kids and a bald eagle presentation for Window to the Wild! We hope to see you there!